Album of the Week: The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips: The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends.

14th July, 2012
Album of the Week: The Flaming Lips
The Flaming Lips: can only muster a tiny handful of fine tracks.

The Flaming Lips: The Flaming Lips And Heady Fwends (Bella Union)

One of the most legendarily distractable acts in modern rock, the Flaming Lips haven't made a proper record in three years, instead throwing themselves into a succession of varyingly listenable side projects.

Mind you, given that their own idea of a 'proper record' has previously included a multi-CD package intended to be played on four separate stereos simultaneously (Zaireeka), a USB drive embedded inside...

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